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Singer Nia Drummond Speaks On Bringing Busta Rhymes To Tears

Nia Drummond Speaks On Singing Busta Rhymes To Tears

Nia Drummond went viral by singing Busta Rhymes to tears with her opera rendition of the Happy Birthday song.

Watch the viral video below:

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♬ original sound – Nia Drummond

Nia Drummond is a Brooklyn-born singer who has been perfecting her craft since she was 8-years-old.

She has been singing professionally since she was 12.

She sang the national anthem for the 9/11 Memorial, and she’s sung all over the world.

Nia said on the “Tamron Hall ” show that she realized God has a great sense of humor in her life.

God has a great sense of humor in my life, I’ve realized.

You know, I’ve been singing since I was eight years old, and professionally singing since I was 12.

You know, I’ve sung all over the world. You know, I’ve sung the National Anthem for the 9/11 Memorial.

I’ve done all these crazy, incredible things, but it’s funny that at that moment an opera singer, you know, I’m small I’m only 5’2”, was able to touch a man that big.

Nia said she saw Busta Rhymes at the Gordon Parks Foundation annual gala, which was held May 23 in New York City, and she didn’t have a plan when she walked over to him.

So I went to the gala, and it’s interesting because he was… he came after the gala because he had a gig the same day.

So, it’s interesting because I spoke to his personal assistant first.

He showed up to a gala with a sweatsuit on.

I was like, ‘Oh my gosh, I love you, I must speak to you.’

And so we had a conversation… found out that he’s Busta’s personal assistant, and found out that Busta’s birthday was a few days ago.

And something in my spirit, I don’t… Something in my soul said, ‘You need to sing Happy Birthday to this man.’

Watch the Nia Drummond interview from the “Tamron Hall” show below:

Nia Drummond also performed on the “Tamron Hall” show, watch below:

Hopefully, that Busta Rhyme and Nia Drummond collaboration is coming soon.

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